Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are holding a community meeting tomorrow afternoon to inform everyone about last week's Roberts Mission fire
The meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the Joint Business Council
chambers at the Joint Tribal Building in Fort Washakie. The public is
invited and encouraged to attend. The building was part of a historic
mission that was founded in 1889 and was listed on the U.S. National
Register of Historic Places in 1973.
About 15 special agents and experts with the National Response Team, as
well as agents from the Denver Field Division and Cheyenne Field Office,
were activated at the request of local authorities to jointly investigate
Little has been released about the investigation into the fire so far.
While at the site, certified fire investigators and other experts are
working with local investigators to sift through debris, reconstruct the
scene, collect evidence and provide cause and origin to the Fremont Country
Fire Protection District, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Wyoming State Fire
Marshall and the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigations in support
of their investigation.